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neurofilament

 [noor″o-fil´ah-ment]
any of the slender, fibrillar elements which, along with the neurotubules, forms a neurofibril.
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neu·ro·fil·a·ment

(nū'rō-fil'ă-ment),
A class of intermediate filaments found in neurons.
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neurofilament

(no͝or′ə-fĭl′ə-mənt, nyo͝or′-)
n.
Any of the long, fine threads that make up a neurofibril.

neu′ro·fil′a·men′tous (-mĕn′təs) adj.
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neu·ro·fil·a·ment

(nūr'ō-fil'ă-mĕnt)
A class of intermediate filaments found in neurons.
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Previous mass spectrometry studies have shown that the KSP repeat region in bovine neurofilament proteins is highly phosphorylated [47].
Understanding putative mechanisms by which NF-M phosphorylation in dendritic spines is regulated is of great interest, as dendritic spine density is decreased in PD [3-5] and these neurofilament proteins play a structural role in dendritic spines.
Effect of chronic alcohol ingestion on phosphate content of neurofilament proteins and neurofilament associated protein phosphatase in rat spinal cord.
Dephosphorylation of neurofilament proteins enhances their susceptibility to degradation by calpain.
In the case of Al-maltolate treated aged rabbits, amyloid precursor protein (APP), A[beta], neurofilament protein like unphosphorylated tau, ([alpha]--1 antichymotrypsin and ubiquitin are observed, while, in AD in addition to the above features neurofilament protein is hyperphoshorylated (40,43).
The peptide composition of Al-induced tangles is chiefly neurofilament protein whereas AD paired helical filaments are composed primarily of hyperphosphorylated tau (a microtubule associated protein) and ubiquitin (12,38,52).
MEDULLOBLASTOMA: SYNAPTOPHYSIN, MICROTUBULE-ASSOCIATED PROTEIN 2, NEUROFILAMENT PROTEIN, AND NEURONAL NUCLEI
S100 protein, synaptophysin, chromogranin, neurofilament protein, desmin, and HMB-45 may be variably and focally expressed in ATRTs.
Rong, "Serine-23 is a major protein kinase A phosphorylation site on the aminoterminal head domain of the middle molecular mass subunit of neurofilament proteins," Journal of Neurochemistry, vol.
These patterns for ontogeny and regional specialization of the neurofilament proteins are in agreement with earlier results (Capano et al.
A number of immunological studies have shown regional phylogenetic conservation of neurofilament proteins (Chiu et al., 1980; Autilio-Gambetti et al., 1981; Shaw et al., 1984).